Sunday, April 6, 2008

How to Make Miniature Food


Here's a miniature Pocky box I made. For those who are not familiar with "Pocky" they're like stick shaped biscuits dipped in a strawberry coating (they also come in other flavors). I made this one for my daughter's doll house. These could be made for other things like stickers, embellishments, dioramas, the possibilities are endless.

1. Disassemble the "Pocky" box making sure not to rip it.
2. Scan the flattened box.
3. Scale the box to the desired size (I used Photoshop for this). Print the image.
4. Cut the image out just like the original box.
5. Score all the fold lines with a toothpick. Fold the box up and glue it. Done!

And I'll add that this was a hit with my 4 year old. He wanted to play with it right away.

15 comments:

Michelle said...

I'm telling ya, you gotta open a etsy shop! people would buy these doll house minatures in a heart beat!

Amber M. said...

Very cool idea! My daughter would really enjoy a tiny box of Jr. Mints:-)

Liz said...

Very cool idea! My daughter got her first doll house for Christmas. I agree - you could make a mint selling things like this. :)

Oiyi said...

Awesome idea!

mushroommeadows said...

You come up with the great ideas! :) I love this one.

Oh, my major is computer science. :( (I'm still working on my midterm, if you can believe it.)

Lisa said...

Genius! Honestly, who would have though?

You are a truly inspiring lady.

Tamahome No Miko said...

AWESOME !!!!!!!! I LOVE IT !!!!!! *HUGS* wonderful work ^__^ You're one awesome person you know ^__^

alexander said...

Great craftsmanship! Good skills. :)

Alexander
Alex's World! - http://www.kakinan.com/alex

Motherhood for Dummies said...

oh cute!

bunbun said...

Being a lover of all things miniature and all flavors of pocky, this really impresses me!
In high school I used to line my wall with flattened pocky boxes and other Japanese candy boxes.
What can I say, I am a sucker for Japanese packaging!

jen b said...

i agree with michelle. your talent is so apparent. i come to your blog because i know i am going to say to myself, how cute or i love that. you totally rock!!!!

toxiferous said...

Oh wow, I love it! That's such a great idea and it turned out so well.

Rachael said...

There is an even simpilar way to do that just go on jens miniature printables then click on the items you want and print!

Cassie said...

Two things: I wish Lilly (my little sister,) had more room in her dollhouse, and I wish she had a holiday sooner.

futuredoll said...

You are very creative! Love the use of everyday materials & imagination!

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